02 April 2012

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 5: Groupama and Puma battling [video]

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Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12: Groupama and Puma battling for Leg 5 supremacy in...
This would be Puma's first win of the 2011/12 Volvo Ocean Race while victory for Groupama would close the gap between them and race leaders Telefónica. “We want these points so we can have the chance to dig into Telefónica's overall lead," said Damian ...


Volvo Ocean Race – Intense duel continues between Groupama and Puma
Sail World
The duel between the French and the Americans is still just as intense as before, since Groupama 4 and Puma have now been sailing together for 24 hours. 1000 miles from the finish in Itajai, the duellists will quickly make the switch from a steady ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race - Puma Ocean Racing focus on Leg 5 win
Sail World
Volvo Ocean Race, Day 15 of Leg 5. Amory Ross, MCM for Puma Ocean Racing powered by Berg, reports on the crew's progress: What gives? We leave Auckland roughly half a mile ahead of Groupama, spend almost two weeks sailing across a massive ocean, ...

Sail World

Volvo Ocean Race : Telefonica claws back miles as Abu Dhabi gets closer to land
BYM News (press release)
While PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG and Groupama sailing team duelled it out around less than 250 nautical miles ahead, Iker Martínez's third placed Team Telefónica made the most of better breeze and higher boat speeds to claw back miles.

London 2012 Olympic sailing Sail-World.com's unrivalled coverage
Sail World
The 2012 Olympic sailing regatta starts in Weymouth on Sunday July 29 2012 and Sail-World.com, the largest marine news network in the world, will have its largest Olympic media team ever on the water. Six very experienced sailing ...

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The 14-year-old girl making waves in African sailing
Maria Mabjaia, 14, won the bronze medal in the women's laser radial sailing event at the All-Africa Games last year. (CNN) -- A teenager who only picked up sailing to keep out of mischief while her mother worked at a yacht club has become a sporting ...

Sailing: Hannah Mills looks for Palma podium position
Sailing's multiple Olympic gold medallists Ben Ainslie and Iain Percy will return to competitive action for the first time since the Perth World Championships in December where Ainslie was disqualified. A back injury to Percy saw a premature halt to ...

2 injured sailors rescued from boat in storm
San Francisco Chronicle
US Coast Guard crews rescued two injured sailors late Sunday from a sailboat damaged in a fierce storm as it made its way to the Bay Area in an around-the-world race. One of the sailors suffered fractured ribs, and the other a sprained pelvis Saturday ...

Coast Guard launches copter to try to rescue injured sailors
San Francisco Chronicle
As competitors awaited word of their fate in Oakland Sunday, four sailors injured when 30-foot waves pounded their sailboat during an around-the-world race waited for a break in a fierce offshore storm to allow Coast Guard crews to rescue them.

San Francisco Chronicle

2 sailors rescued from storm-tossed yacht
ALAMEDA, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- The US Coast Guard rescued two injured sailors aboard a storm-battered racing yacht off California Sunday night, authorities said. The Contra Costa Times in Walnut Creek, Calif., reported the two sailboat crew members ...

Coast Guard rescues 2 injured sailors from yacht off Calif. coast
Boston Globe
AP Coast Guard personnel dropped medical supplies to a stricken sailing yacht off California with three injured sailors on board. SAN FRANCISCO - The US Coast Guard rescued two injured sailors from a yacht that was hit by a monster wave while ...

Boston Globe

Chile's Matias Del Solar Set For Third Olympics
International Sailing Federation
Chile's Matias Del Solar was the sole Chilean sailor that qualified his nation for London 2012 at the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, and he is set for his third Olympic Games. Del Solar finished 41st in the Laser at the 2011 ISAF Worlds ...

International Sailing Federation

Olympic sport this week
BBC Sport
SAILING - ISAF World Cup, Palma, Spain (31 March - 7 April); Britain's triple-Olympic champion Ben Ainslie returns in this third regatta of the 2011-2012 World Cup, having recovered from back surgery. It is Ainslie's first appearance since his ...

BBC Sport

Croatia: sailing the Dalmatian coast
Australian Times
Croatia's popularity as a European summer sailing destination continues to grow year on year as more and more travellers are discovering the country's charms. By Promotions on 2 April, 2012 10:50 am in Feature, Inspiration / no comments THEY come for ...

Australian Times

Coast Guard Rescue Sailors Off California Coast
WFMY News 2
It had been sailing to San Francisco from China and was still about two hundred miles from its San Francisco Bay destination, using emergency steering, on Sunday evening, but was expected to reach port within a day, race organizers said.

WFMY News 2

Hareb inspires Shamardel to secure end-of-season honours
Dubai: Sultan Saeed Hareb led a tactical race to take Shamardel to a final flourish in the fourth and final heat of the Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Championships held off the Mina Seyahi waters of Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) earlier this ...

Grand Finale at the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival 2012
BYM News (press release)
A southeasterly breeze of about 12-15 knots emanating from Dead Chest Island, provided shifty conditions for a tense last day of racing at the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Today all classes raced in the Sir Francis Drake Channel outside Nanny ...

Dramatic rescue video of injured sailors in race
... A Coast Guard cutter is expected to arrive in San Francisco Bay this afternoon carrying a pair of seriously injured sailors. They were among several people hurt when a huge wave swamped their sailboat during part of an around the world race.


Sailing meet in Vizag from tomorrow
PTI | 08:04 PM,Apr 02,2012 Visakhapatnam, Apr 2 (PTI) As many as 25 teams from popularsailing clubs in the country and one each from France and Germany will take part in the 8th National Hobie Sailing Championship commencing here from tomorrow.

Rain and sleet makes for tricky racing at Sail Sandpoint Team Race Regatta
Islands' Sounder
The Orcas High School sailing Team traveled to Seattle this last weekend and participated in theSail Sandpoint Team Race Regatta. The Orcas High School Sailing Team traveled to Seattle this past weekend and participated in the Sail Sandpoint Team Race ...

Connecticut College Places Fourth At Dellenbaugh Regatta
The Connecticut College women's sailing team traveled to Rhode Island on Sunday to compete in a regatta. The following information was provided by William Tomasian, sports information director at Connecticut College: The sixth ranked Connecticut ...

22ft Dhow Sailing Championship - Hareb clinches victory
Sail World
Dubai Traditional 22ft Dhow Sailing Championship fourth and final heat was held off the Mina Seyahi waters of Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) on Saturday 31st March. Sultan Saeed Hareb led a tactical race to take Shamardel to a final flourish.

Sail World

US Coast Guard rescue injured round-the-world yacht crew
A boat and helicopter were sent to assist the sailors after the wave hit the yacht on Saturday, disabling its main steering and injuring four of the 13 crew members on board, according to the Coast Guard and race officials.

Bowdoin Sailors Enjoy Strong Weekend of Results at Regional Regattas
Bowdoin Athletics
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College sailing team enjoyed another strong weekend with good results in competitive regional regattas. The Polar Bear women's team, which has been ranked in the top-15 for most of the spring, had an excellent showing at ...

Bowdoin Athletics

Whitsunday Sailing Club Easter Regatta.
BYM News (press release)
Space will be limited on the rigging lawn of the Whitsunday Sailing Club this weekend when they host the popular multi-class Easter Regatta. Besides a strong entry from North Queensland clubs the competition to race on Pioneer Bay regarded among ...

Cutter carrying 2 hurt British sailors rescued from racing yacht bound for San ...
CORRECTS TO REMOVE AIR NATIONAL GUARD FROM SOURCE - In this image provided by the US Coast Guard, a Coast Guard drop master prepares to drop medical supplies to the Clipper Venture Six, a 67-foot sailing... (Associated Press) In this image provided by ...

£50k Olympic legacy cash for sailing club
Burton Mail
A POPULAR sailing club is celebrating after receiving £50000 of Olympic legacy funding to improve changing facilities. The current facilities date back to when the clubhouse was built in 1974, and are no longer large enough to cope with the increased ...

Burton Mail

America's Cup defense team Oracle Racing announce competing crews
Sail World
It's great, athletic sailing.' Slingsby will be arriving in Naples fresh from the ISAFSailing World Cup in Palma, where he raced the Laser in preparation for the Olympics. 'We worked a lot on our communication and team work in the training sessions in ...

Sail World

Old Rivalries Rekindled, New Ones Ignited
International Sailing Federation
While he'll renew rivalries with established figures like four-time World Champion Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing and the Swedish duo of Johnie Berntsson (Berntsson Sailing Team) and Bjorn Hansen (Mekonomen Sailing Team), there are a number of new ...

International Sailing Federation

Will Sailing be Australia's number two Olympic sport in 2012?
Sail World
For the last fifty years most Olympic medals have come to Australia from Swimming, with a scatter of sports including athletics, cycling, equestrian, rowing, shooting and sailing gathering Gold behind the water babies. Will this be the third Olympiad ...

Sail World

$8Million Maserati yacht sets another sailing record
By Karanvir Singh
The Italian luxury car manufacturer, Maserati along with Generali and BSl has recently teamed up with Giovanni Soldini, a world renowned sailor with 18 years experience of oceanic races, to break three historic North Atlantic sailing records.

FOBH Sailing Program Registration | The Borough of Belmar New ...
By Recreation
The FOBH Sailing program will once again be offered for the summer. Registration is accepted online only. Please visit www.fobhnj.org for information on the program and to register. Tags: Related Posts: ...
The Borough of Belmar New Jersey

Clearwater's 2012 Public Sailing Adventures | Hudson River Sloop ...
By Clearwater Editor
Offer Passengers an Opportunity to Sail the Hudson River aboard a Tall Ship BEACON, NY – Clearwater invites the public to experience the beauty of the.
Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Kiteboarding is ready for Rio 2016 Olympic Games | Marine Scene ...
By duncan
In May 2011 ISAF chose eight of the ten events to represent Sailing in Rio de Janeiro, the remaining two slots being either windsurfing or kiteboarding, or a combination of both. Windsurfing has a long and successful track record in the Olympic ...
Marine Scene Asia

Disabled duo sailing their way to the Paralympics | Te Waha Nui
By Hannah Morris
A disabled sailing duo is inspiring many in their campaign to represent New Zealand at the Paralympic games in England this year. Father-of-two Tim Dempsey, and ex-school teacher Jan Apel qualified the country a place at the games in the ...
Te Waha Nui

Jericho Sailing Centre Affiliated Clubs – New Member Sign-ups ...
By admin0
Jericho Sailing Centre Affiliated Clubs – New Member Sign-ups. One of the best ways to enjoy recreational ocean access on Vancouver's largest playground is to join one of the community based clubs based out of the Jericho Sailing Centre.
Jericho Sailing Centre

McCormick Media Matters: Why News Matters: Sailing
By Darryl Holliday
Why News Matters: Sailing. Monday, April 02, 2012. Ever since we started to move our attention toward the audience and issues of information credibility, we've been astounded at how momentum is growing for what we and others are calling ...
McCormick Media Matters

Club looking resplendent in readiness for the 2012 sailing season ...
By Claire Bateman
Club looking resplendent in readiness for the 2012 sailing season. By Claire Bateman on April 2, 2012 in Latest · Follow royalcork. Club RIBS. The new Club RIBS. Visiting the club over the weekend in the glorious weather conditions one ...
Royal Cork Yacht Club

Torresen Sailing and Boating News » Blog Archive » il Mostro's arrival!
By Larry
The 70-foot Goetz Custom Boats Volvo 70 was recently purchased by Chicago Yacht Clubmember Peter Thornton with the specific goal of bringing honors for the famous Royono Trophy back to Chicago Yacht Club. The Royono trophy is ...
Torresen Sailing and Boating News

Getting to Know ODU Sailing Captain Dillon Paiva - Old Dominion ...
Sailing Spotlight Feature Story on ODU Junior Skipper and team captain Dillon Paiva.

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Brittany – the French home of sailing | Sailing Cruise
If you love sailing of think you might do, then a holiday in and around the Golfe de Morbihan in the French region of Brittany could be perfect for you and your ...

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